H: Sunday, March 20, 2011

'Lady Roseberry' is a Tetraploid

Rhododendron 'Lady Roseberry', which is a Knaphill hybrid, has been determined to be a tetraploid using flow cytometry by

Dr. João Loureiro, Dr. Silvia Castro, José Cerca, and Mariana Castro
Plant Ecology and Evolution Group,
Centre for Functional Ecology,
Department of Life Sciences,
Faculty of Science and Technology,
University of Coimbra, Portugal.

Summary of Ploidy Levels

Tetraploid 'Lady Roseberry'

Source: Arnold Arboretum Accession Number: 632-61

John and Sally Perkins
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